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Worksheet: Applications of Electromagnetic Waves


Which of the following would be a typical application of ultraviolet radiation?

  • AHeating objects
  • BImaging the interiors of objects
  • CTransmitting signals through fiber cables
  • DProducing fluorescence


One or more of the following statements correctly describe the difference between how food is cooked using infrared radiation and using microwaves, as shown in the diagram, where heating is shown by redder parts of the diagram. Which are the correct statements?